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Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
COPD 101
Has it been getting harder for you to breathe? Maybe it’s the weather, but it could be COPD.
Understanding Cold-Induced Asthma
When the weather gets cold, a lot of people who have asthma notice that their symptoms get worse. Why does this happen, and how can you avoid it?
New COPD Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new inhaler for COPD.
It's Official: Asthma Rx Gets Strongest Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the strongest possible warning for a common asthma medication.
Generic Proventil HFA Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of a common asthma inhaler.
Common Asthma Rx Gets Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring a stronger warning for a common asthma medication.
Generic ProAir HFA Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of a common asthma inhaler.
COPD: Stop Coughing and Start Breathing
Has it been getting harder for you to breathe? Maybe it’s the weather, but it could be COPD.
Asthma Rx Approved for Home Use
An asthma medication that once could only be given at a doctor's office can now be given at home.